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Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
and a number of cities today demanding a higher minimum wage. they have their pay structures set the way they do. we feel it is the right thing to do for our employees. i think the movement is great, we are starting to -- if this isn't this model here, we are going to copy that business model and every possible sewner of the country that we can. we are opening a second location tomorrow, and so that's sort of proof that it is working. more power to them. this is a capitalistic economy. and people have every right to demand a better wage, and earn a living. and be able to spend time with their families and on things they want to spend it on. >> ryan -- >> investing or -- >> i know we featured your restaurant your chain a few months ago, good to talk to you on al jazeera america, we appreciate your time. brian parker is the co founder of moo cluck moo. in other news now, secretary of state john kerry, made the rounds in the middle east today. he met with israeli is middle east leaders. he also tried to ease concerns to curb the nuclear program. >> let's talk to nick and he is in jerusalem
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> in 1990, nelson mandela visited new york city. thousands gathered in harlem to hear him speak. jonathan martin is there to tell us about that and what the scene is like tonight. >> a lot of people remember it like it was yesterday, they remember the day in 1990 when the new york city mayor invited nelson mandela to the city. one of the first places he stopped was in harlem. there was a lot of anticipation, excitement, thousands of people came. earlier tonight the apollo theatre had a mark key lit up. the lights went out. it said, "in memory of nelson mandela we remember and love you." a lot of people remember when he came in 1990 it was a big part of the visit. it said welcome home mr and mrs nelson mandela. one of the people who remembered that was the historian, mr billy mitchell. we talked about what that day was like in his memory. >> he was fully aware that all the people from civil rights fighters and to have his preps here, it meant a lot to all of us coming up out of problems. we were going through housing, education, things that of nature. his presence made us feel good, that t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:30pm EST
to the city. stage add boycott known as the quiet riot, and natasha joins us live from miami beach with more on that. john, some people consider is this a very dark chapter, not only in the history of miami beach, and miami, but the entire south florida region. that's because half a dozen leaders on top of the governor snubbed him. now, you have to remember on a night like tonight, what their thoughts were more than 20 years later. we would have loved to interview them, but they refused to speak with us. we did speak with a prom minute liter. who put an end to what he calls the nonsenses. the city of miami beach gave the key to the city to a movie character called robo cop, but that year refused to give a key to the city to one of the most inspiring leaders in world history. when i became mayor, the whole thing seemed juvenile to me, that they refused to issue a proclamation, which they gave to the borner bartender they opened up the new store. >> but six area mayors and the governor denounced the leader after he thanked cuban president fidel castro, the libbuation organization and libyan pr
Dec 8, 2013 5:30am PST
the time you're watching it to you. the city. with the stereo. bob you learn new wing will. the us the salad to wait for it at that spring is arriving with simple african republic a good look at least i will buy. global government transparency takes to the state and probably had something to be seeking protection. i do type when i'm gone. philippine authorities are still searching for what he did and it was good but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad. welcome to use update on cctv used to live to beijing for the second time in the year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skatepark recent reports from the capital. bindi. anyway next to the airport in the central african republic capital crime team. the theme for protection things to look into extinction that. from the dumping extrem
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
manage to escape but coupled with the dj. handsome autumn cities across eastern china reaches of the best novels of the authorities scrambled to contain dad the welcome news update on cctv use optical it to beijing for the second time in a year. france has lost a major african intervention. this time sending troops to the central african republic where violence has already taken the lives of at least three hundred people. france's president says the operation will be limited. cctv skate park and since reports from the capital times. living in maine next to the airport in the central african country capital crime team. keeping the protection of things to look into extinction that from the dumping its treat them that in the ca are pending in the twelve hundred strong force. just now was tough to win a new land backing for the nation. that topic. to protect the baby and restore humanitarian access and stabilize the country i would be reinforced today and tonight my mission would be too much tomato plants inside but they ended up starting side the countryside to two of its offshore presence.
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
city system have invested in infrastructure. the california systems have done the same thing. we've also done we training or the trade to the jobs of tomorrow, and we've also done a whole bunch of work in terms of energy investments. so there's a lot of things you could do with this patient capital in terms of really helping reinvention the infrastructure. >> we're going to go next to sean higgins and then david. >> one of the issues that's come up in the detroit bankruptcy is that cities are museum, its collection is to -- something advocated sound is off to cover the city's debt. i was wondering as an educated if you support that or oppose it? >> let me just say that the educators in the city have been under a different kind of emergency manager for a long time. it was done in a much more come it was done with a lot of conversation back and forth in terms of the educators and the city. and, frankly, frankly our members in detroit have hugely sacrificed in the last two contracts in terms of taking pay cuts and other things, amounting to roughly about 10%. and they've actually no
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
been. a monumentel ruling for the motor city, a judge decides if detroit can file for bankruptcy today. resignation rejected, thailand's prime minister refuses to step down as antigovernment protesters storm her office building. and protection from poachers, how the illegal ivory trade is threatening elephants. ♪ 82 miles per hour, that is how fast federal investigators say a commuter train was traveling before i derailed sunday outside new york city. the train was heading into a dangerous curve and should have been going 30 miles per hour. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, it's good to have you with us, i'm thomas. crews used heavy equipment to clear the crash scene and turned the derailed cars upright and put them back on the tracks. al jazeera erica has the latest on the investigation and good morning. >> investigators say over the next few days the rail cars and train will be moves to a secure location for a more detailed examination. at this point they have not determined if the train wreck which killed four people and injured 60 others was the result of facility b
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
an american teacher. it happened while the man was out runnin running in e eastern city. the imagine cut chemistry, no one has claimed responsible for the attack. six people are dead and several others wounded. was attacked on wednesday, suicide bombers and armed fighters attacked the compound. the gun battle with police, no group has said that it carried out the attack. >> now there are more syrians living in the jordanian province than jordanians. the influx is worrying resident that is say the refugee crieses is maiming them poorer and frustrated. >> the government says this is causing infrastructure to crumble, and that's significant funds are required to meet additional demand for services like water, sanitation, and electricity. >> the u.n. refugee agency and its partners are trying to mitigate the impact of the refugee crisis by funding clean up campaigns to improve sanitation here. an old bakery has been renovated with new equipment, to triple bread production and kate tore a larger population. they appreciate the help, but say jordanians need more support. >> all of these aid ag
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. it's 5:00 in new york city and this is "the five." a jam packed show tonight. president obama pushing redistribution. the brutal knockout game. and bob's annual christmas lights. it's all coming your way. first, nelson mandela will be laid to rest in south africa on december 15th. president and mrs. obama will be there to pay their respects. fox's ed henry just wrapped up an interview with bill clinton be who shared his memories of the leader. >> he talked to me in that prison cell as we grabbed the bars and looked out together about what it was like. and i said tell me how this changed you. how did you give up 27 of the best years of your life and come out a better man than you went? he said, i realized they could take everything from me except my mind and my heart. those things i would have to give them. he decided not to give them away. he was free before he was released. >> tributes have been pouring in over the last 24 hours. >> we've lost one of the most influential courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with us on this earth. >> extremely sad
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
of president and della. an advocate for justice and equality in his own right. i met with him in new york city to talk about nelson mandela's great contributions to the world. envious and jealous of you for so many reasons, not the least of which is that handsome visage i am looking at right now, but you have had a chance to befriend everybody, duboise, martin luther king, paul robeson, nelson mandela. out of all the people you have been friends with and struggled with, what makes nelson mandela so uniquely different? >> the people i have been privileged to serve, nelson mandela was the one i least suspected i would ever come to me, personally. i tried several times when he was incarcerated, to gain the privilege of visiting him, but the system would not permit that. himarted corresponding with while he was in prison. i had come to be aware of him through my mentor, the man who i most admired, paul robeson. e was very close to king against thewas apartheid system in the early day of its presence in south africa. he was the first black man to ever receive the nobel prize. looking at south afric
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 1:00am PST
was like a prince and go to the big city of johannesburg. he wanted to box and learn poetry and a western style education. especially this holiday season we forget what we have. this guy was willing to do anything for it and rebels. ed against his parents.he he didn't even see he was goings to become this worldwide legend. >> dana and bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it wast that you were plucked out of the crowd. of all the journalists that were there. how did it come to be that you were chosen in order to get a k chance to talk to him. you worked it a little bit but l would love to hear that story and the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those a, interviews? >> i like t the way you put it. you know i worked it and i did e work it, my friend. what happened was everybody was being turned everybody wanted time with h nelson mandela after he got out and here he is at his home but what happened was i had writte a book about the american civil rights movement eyes on the prize.ou turns out he read t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
in the african townships outside the cities. the problem is south africa today, 15 years since he left office, he's faced with a host of an intractable problems in order to have a high rate of economic growth, to reduce levels of unemployment. until that is done, the problem of two economic nations - one largely white and the other largely black. nelson mandela presided over the beginning of a significant black middle class. >> jason, as we saw the multiracial celebrations in south africa, could it be possible the man who did so much in life, to unite south africa could do more in death? >> i don't think you can do more in death than you can life, and not someone like nelson mandela. when you look at the leadership that followed him. you have umbeki saying aids was caused by poverty and jacob zuma with corruption standards. nelson mandela was a tourist attraction, a moral standard. tourists wanted to go and donate and work and have a chance to meet with him. his loss is not just a loss of a great world lead, but a loss for south africa. he was their national ambassador. i expect when his funeral
Dec 7, 2013 7:30am PST
when we will. breaking news on non city residents of the tiny remaining dates clashed with police in a desperate attempt to stop american and john share from exploring the coyote dance the king's presence that is going on says his country's financial what a funny touching and anime russia off to get in the cold shoulder in china. and the world mourns month out of the death of the anti apartheid like cones of space and once i'm trying to write short. but that the sun africa. the i love watching us eat snacks and whitney and three. stop with the breaking news that the sound fancy franking credits s in north east. romania has been fined and cause she's afraid that between police and the course tape when trying to prevent us an e g john share from from exploring the shale gas in the area. let's cross the life man to nazis. on the blog. that was that the seychelles that she can join this man dies at least eight wheel hearing that said the happy clown shoes what is the ladies man. i walk the three lap. more whack but between the riot police and the character to the tobacco epidemic the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am EST
jazeera america. i'm morgan radford, live in new york city. >> an american war veteran detained in north korea is on his way back to the united states. merrill newman departed beijing airport about 15 minutes ago, headed for his home in san francisco. he'd been held in north korea since late october. officials said they released newman on humanitarian grounds and for apologising for crimes committed during the korean war. he spoke to reporters before leaving beijing. >> i'm glad to be coming home. >> melissa chan has more. >> great news that merrill newman has been freed. you can well imagine how distraught his family has been. he's missed thanksgiving, but will be home in time for the holidays. we hear that merrill newman was part of a special unit called the white tigers. military intelligence stole secrets - we didn't know about the group until the 1990s. so from the north korean perspective they consider merrill newman, even though he's advanced in age, a serious enemy. from the north korean perspective and because of their propaganda they believe they are in imminent danger from an
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
with a one-two punch of ice and extremely bitter cold. this is the twin cities, minneapolis, st. paul where normally they eat winter storms for breakfast. 12 degrees right you in in minneapolis and with the windchill, zero degrees fahrenheit. forecasters there say this might be the coldest cold snap in ten years. >>> question, are you a casual football fan or are you a die hard football maniac? an impressive of blanket of snow didn't keep fans out of the stands or the players off the field in philadelphia. look at that. the philadelphia eagles won, by the way, 34-20 over detroit. both teams are winners when you think about what they played in. the highway patrol says eyes and bad visibility to blame in this pile-up in milwaukee countiy, wisconsin. 18 wheelers jack knifed and cars smashed into them. more than 40 vehicles wreck individual. police up and down the shore of lick michigan are advising people, guess what? stay home. >>> headed toward the east coast now, it is not wisconsin cold, but it is certainly nasty. 31 degrees and freezing. it is making for an interesting day at reagan natio
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
forty kilometers northeast of the city of that but with certain touch of the human rights as the ball than six hundred people have been killed across syria. since posting. he's in the egyptian capital five t gas that hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president's day. i was in a cairo is iconic and tough risk while wilson was above middle c have been staging a protest demonic his reinstatement. to say that i can manage to enter the central square the very first time in several months will be seen as a symbolic date for the group. hosseini a new chips on the panel responsible for dropping the country's constitution but you today to continue with the two trials civilians despite stiff opposition from rights groups were consigned to be on the sweeping outs will drop off at people condition has now been approved meeting that a referendum will be held early next year at least four people being killed in new york's bronx a bar of term at true north suburban train to the rails on a sunday morning. for her to shop had been the tracks will than sixty people injured in the crotch le
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
through the city. [ sirens ] >> reporter: some say this was an attempted coup d'État. security forces called celica. the streets of this once bustling city are almost deserted. those who venture out risk ending up like this. it's not clear how many people have died in this mortuary we counted 25 bodies. this woman lost her son. she didn't want to give us her name. >> i don't know what is happening in central african republic right now. if you go in you see people on the ground like animals who have been slaughtered. with the state of the country, where can i go? >> this is where most of the injured have been brought. most have wounds, women are being treated along side government soldiers. [ sobbing ] >> this woman asked god, why has this happened? there christian and muslim victims in this conflict. muslims and christians used to live in this country peacefully. but hatred and violence has taken over and people forget. >> reporter: the french are warning there could be genocide here. france will be sending in more soldiers soon to strengthen the african union force. on the streets, i
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
is unstoppable because the people here cannot be stopped. the citizens of this city are the light at the end of the tunnel. the underdog who actually wins. there are optimisms, promise and potential and hope. optimism is bringing this city back. this isn't afraid of opportunity, it's not discouraged by its past, it's excited by its future. i love the way she put that. one thing is certain, detroit's future and lisa's future will not come from washington. the magic of motown is here in the city. what detroit need to thrive is not washington hand but freedom from big government's mastery. to thrive, detroit needs less government and more freedom. less red tape, less taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically reduce tax and red tape so detroit businesses can grow and throb. he called his plan a
Dec 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
. that will attacksy ten mef the state in a bow. when the city to the on god in arabian sea. our students as well as lower costs of the only terrorists both alive. the attack does have the support of pockets on intelligence agency isi the attacks last three days killing one hundred and sixty four people and injuring fifty c hundred and eight the oldest least know where we just got the call up and executed. we are working retired. what do there because christy was iced in while the episodes of the protect them again. so back to force and they were good for being somewhat door to the iv and give it the soft approach on the board. this request will be on the side of the talk of the vehicle hq. pictured are white. nick was either pockets tiny zip pockets on the isi twenty one. did you know you had to force users to the office on diets high in the photo quite adequately the insight that of the week the agency's it's going to sit through and that dumont did justice to be devoted to the victims. we are still two was to get a job list on the western media. coulter book. the siege about the attacks the bo
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
in rapid city, 15 degrees below zero at great falls, nine degrees below and this is going to the south. the cold air is coming slowly and steadily overnight. this is just ahead of the cold front. it looks to us like the heaviest rain will be tomorrow night. but you won't have to go farther west. it may be hard to make all of these out. there are a lot of dark purple areas under the threat of an ice storm. we will clear out of this on saturday. temperatures fall into the 40s. and a new surge of moisture will come onto the jetstream. sunday looks to be very tough. drizzle,ome patches of and we zoom in on the satellite radar. indication of patches of rain, this kind of breaks up, slowly with falling temperatures. that is where everything starts to change. we have the most steady and heavy rain coming in and it will be frozen, clearing out very quickly with a few snowflakes early in the morning. tomorrow is a transitional day, starting with rain, and then we have more on what comes this way, with mild temperatures. andave them for tomorrow monday. in between is going to be cold, the front
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
today declared a state of emergency. further west it's the frigid cold. oklahoma city chillier than anchorage, alaska. this ob ob mutt was this mill was coated in ice and in california growers are burning peach pits for enough heat to save a $2 billion citrus crop. >> we have to protect it at all costs. >> reporter: in denver they're deicing planes and trying to find shelter for the homeless. >> when we get cold snaps like this, it's very dangerous. >> reporter: staying warm means piling on the layers. >> i've got this coat and then a sweater, a long sleeved shirt and thermal underwear under that. >> reporter: denver tied a chilly record, minus 15 degrees. at tom's urban restaurant -- >> this is a walk-in cooler. we keep this around 35, 38 degrees. >> reporter: it's actually warmer in the freezer. >> two degrees >> that's like 17 degrees warmer than it was outside this morning. >> yeah. this is where we go to warm up. >> reporter: now some criminals are taking advantage of the cold, looking for puffers. what's a puffer? it's a car that the owner leaves unattended, running to warm it
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
's a search for the truth. we did so in this case. our city has two universities, major universities here. and we have dealt with athletes on prior occasions, and made decisions at some time to prosecutor them if the facts merited it. we have carefully examines all of the evidence in this case and have concluded that no charges will be filed against anyone in this case. >> there you have it. that is the headline. i want to talk about this with a number of people at the top of the show. we have cnn's legal analyst and former prosecutor sunny hostin, prosecuted many a rape case, and also former falcons player jamaal anderson, and cnn's martin savidge. big news for folks in tallahass tallahassee. martin, let me begin with you because this percolated. this was a drip, drip slowly. a lot of questions over why this happened and why it took -- we're two days shy of a year to finding out what his feat would be. >> december 7th, 2012, is when this young lady called authorities to report what she said was a rape. yet, why is it here it is now almost a year later when we get the results, which is on
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
government. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: gunfire ex -- echos through the city. some say this was an attempted coup. the group responsible are mainly christian and loyal to the former president. the target, the mainly muse limb security forces called selica. the streets of this once bustles city are almost deserted. those who venture out risk ending up like this. it's not clear how many people have died. in this mortuary we counted 25 in this mortuary we counted 25 bodies. she didn't want to give us her name. >> translator: i don't know what is happening in central african republic right now, if you go in you will see people on the ground like animals that have been slaughtered. with the state of the country, where can i go? >> reporter: this is where some of the injured have been brought. women are being treated. alongside government soldiers. this woman asks god why has this happened? there are both christian and muslim victims in this conflict. muslims and christians used to live in this country peacefully, but the hatred and violence which has taken over here will be difficult for people t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
and to extend the unparliament beunemploymentagain benefits to those individuals. it's a per citie persist persist would be terrible to tell families that they're out of benefits. we are hoping that congress will address this challenge. >> one. interesting thing about these good economic numbers the economy has improved and the unemployment rate went down despite the head winds that were supposed to hold the economy back. you won goar how good the greefort would be woit the government shut down that threatened the economy over the course kft last month and from october to november trchlts good news for the white house and the country's economy and we'll see if it sustaineds tes sustaine sh quite er and if th -- quart qua. >>> we continue owr coverage off the life and death of nelson mafmandela. joining us is a professor of an anthropology. she is here to talk about the future of the state since the passing of nelson mandela. >> let'thank you for being hereh us. thank you for inviting me. where is the future headed now that nelson mandela has passed away. >> it's a profound question and a s
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
they are sticking behind their men. >> thank you very much indeed. a 24 hour curfew is in the nigeria city after fighters attacked the international airport and an airforce base. military and government officials say dozens of people may be dead including 20 gunman. three aircraft, two helicopters and several cars were hit in the predawn attack and this is the latest live and what are you hearing about the events? >> according to eyewitness according hundreds of fighters stormed the air base and the airport setting off explosive devices and firing automatic weapons screaming god is great in arabic. and they were engaged with personnel in a five-hour battle that went from 2:00-7:00 a.m. and several military helicopters were lost in the fighting and military said more than 20 insurgents were killed and two airforce personnel were injured in the fighting. it has been difficult to get information out of this region because since the state of emergency was declared in the area, the fight and telecommunications have been cutoff because the military say that is how they communicate and that is why this
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
-- governor of the bank of england has talked about a strong city of london. he still sees finance as being a large part of the british economy. is that the right course of action? to bewould like finance strong but we would like a broader-based economy which goes back to this earlier theme about the right infrastructure. there is lots of opportunity for growing other industries. america does a better job of creating new businesses all the time and has real intellectual debates about the right things to do. we haven't really got that level on here in the u.k. about where we should be positioning our macroeconomy for growth going forward. we would like to play a bigger role in all of that. we would also like to play a bigger role in investment. we have got plenty of money to invest here in the u.k. >> is that changing? as we see more infrastructure, is the u.k. being more in sync with the u.s.? >> what we saw after the tech situation where a lot of great companies were created. google, facebook, apple, guess where they all came from. they all came from one country. we need to see real innova
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
and then of course on tuesday that the memorial service at soccer city in some great air and some decent team can accommodate about ninety find thousand people and to date it's expected that the stadium will be helped with the ordinary south africans but also the new trees across the walls were coming to pay the states to nelson on data and then also today include tom did was to face it this clean peaceful muslims christians and jewish and hindu have people coming to pay tv stakes to nelson my data said an absolutely wonderful man and as i see people would say that he has touched the knights. so maybe different ways. i say ishmael reporting that from janet's back. recheck of small stores were falling across the world and remembering the victims of typhoon high tea on the following last month's deadly storm a memorial service held at the philippine city of talk about today. local people help sessions this well was the site of mass graves containing the remains of some of the five thousand seven hundred people lost their lives and that the most powerful storm on record calling out for a unilateral
Dec 4, 2013 4:30am PST
of color and ph. and yet one in six americans goes to bed hungry every night. the clean cities this is beginning to stir it through every track but there's also a new generation of young american entrepreneur has been no youngest starting to bring a can account for this game still has teamed up with a double sink is that what these twenty somethings i feel planet the elderly and eighty two qantas board to pay for keeping order from least i think to feed the kids and they consider it the responsibility to make things better when so few of them. they're proud of when they come from here in new jersey. adam ellie was born here. he works for his parents moving company. but today the twenty seven year old ace in transporting furniture the fruit which he and his team have collected often when people move house they leave behind cans or other package through. shares of forty percent of the last twenty years. people just roll in it and it's even more so when people are relocating the last thing that people think that i went into been thinking about making sure that their furniture in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am EST
, and the streets are cleaner particularly around the democracy monument. from 9am workers from the city came in and scrubed the streets. this was one of the first rallying of the protesters. it was the amnesty bill movement before. they'd been there for weeks, almost a month. this morning, for the king's birthday they came out and scrubbed the street. there was a protest march to the royal thai headquarters, in the dense shopping area. it closed down part of the main avenues in bangkok for an hour, hour and a half they could get through. we've seen in pattern. they were allowed in. they broke through, just a padlock. wandered around and left and went back out on their trucks. what we see here at democracy monument - people will clean out because they are preparing for the kings birthday celebrations tomorrow. >> and the question of of course is what happens after the king's birthday. is there a sense that the crisis will be resolved peacefully, that one of the two sides might stand up. >> right now we were looking at a stalemate. politically there has been no most, both sides have their main
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
you. how does the city remember that visit all these years later? >> >> let me point the picture. it was june 28, 1990. his stop in south florida was part of a triumphant tour. some leaders regard what happened here as one of the darkest chapters, not only in the history of miami or' but the florida region. half-a-dozen leaders and the governor snubbed him. you have to wonder more than 20 years later after the visit and the snubbing, what is on the mind of the leaders. we wanted to interview them for the story you are about to see. all of them refused to speak with us. we spoke with an african american leader who met nelson mandela several times. we spoke to the mayor who put an end to the nonsense. he told me that the city of' awarded the key to the city, to the movie character robo cop but refused to award a key to the city to one of the most transformative inspiring leaders in world history. >> honouring nelson mandela with a proclamation was not expected to be controversial. >> when i became mayor the thing seemed juvenile to me that they refused to issue a proclamation that
Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
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Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
. >> shares of dow component intel on the rise, citi pointing to increasing evidence of stabilization in corporate demand for pcs. we keep coming back to what meg whitman told us. >> exactly right, carl. that's what this is about. someone the other day said do we buy intel, it's a 4% yield. i've been waiting for pcs to stabilize so intel could travel from say 24 to 26, microsoft has traveled all the way. i'm waiting for the mobile strategy and i feel like that intel just talk about great people and i used to do a lot of work with intel. i keep hoping it's their time but they're still too pc oriented. >> there have been a few upgrades lately, not all to buy necessarily. but they have been mostly about the promise of mobile at intel. this is a little more concrete in. >> it is. if you believe in this upgrade, go by hewlett packard because it's the hewlett packard business that might be driving it or the enterprise, that's a fancy word that analysts use to say companies are liking it. >> even afters year hb has had -- >> yes, you want to own it. boom. you want to own it. >> talk about le
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
there is more in the way of rain today and new york city with the quick burst of snow it will get washed out before another round moves in and we have a number of advisories posted and travel plans along i-95 you will encounter slick spots and give yourself plenty of time and of course make sure that you provide a little bit of extra space between you and the car ahead of you as well. across the great lakes we will see some light flakes of snow falling and as far as accumulation we will see more of that as we get in the day on tuesday, this is the timing of what we are dealing with today and through the morning and conditions will clear out and see a break in all the action and by tuesday we will be on the backside of the storm system, more moisture moves in with the cold air already if place and by tuesday morning snow moves right back into new york city and it looks like we will be in for the same conditions as we dealt with the last round and get the snow and freezing rain and plain rain before everything wraps up across the area. in the plains it's the dense fog causing problems in dalla
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
's a question of religion the question of if the city or anything. these countries at where it belongs to all of us. if you don't understand this country be taken for foreigners. we are not foreigners. several of the cutest me to send me a piece of publicity but today the country to form up on the bourses on the way normal goo ts countryt gop belongs to everyone whether they're christian. most notable that opens them up across the street supply and is attacked many of them women and children are struggling with the real deal they came to my home and demanded money. peyton did show us their shotguns the kid kept my sister and her baby. he sat me in the wagon and nine the heads of the country's transitional government. presidents the shelves but yet has promised to capture pool is responsible for the attack roundup of what's been going on in and kept them only at the last few hours at an anti own korea and china not by nineteen at them and then to the government has not been the nesting spots of security and to his tenants. what exactly is going on in your city tonight the move the mood of the
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's 7 degrees right now in kansas city. the reason i'm bringing that up let's take a look, it's 31 in fairbanks, alaska. it's much colder in the midwest and central u.s. than it is in alaska. crazy weather pattern right now. mika this continues this week areas like new york, baltimore, d.c., snow tomorrow morning maybe an inch or two to make for another slippery commute. >> bill, thanks. we'll be back in touch with you. we're going to have a story coming up about the republican party and members of it finally coming together. amazing. calling for unity. but first today's "new york times" is out with a powerful piece on the challenges facing the city's homeless particularly children. the article focuses on an 11-year-old, one of 22,000 homeless children in new york, the most since the great depression. data shows half of new yorkers live at or below the poverty line. it's not just new york. 20% of kids nationwide live in poverty. only romania has a higher rate among developed nations. in washington, congress is debating whether to extend jobless benefits to the long term unemployed.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> there are some international charities that are helping these people but food is limited in the city. there's half a million people around the country who have lost their home. the french have sent a fighter plane to fly over the city. the big question is when will these people be able to go home, do they want to go home. more than 100 people have been killed here. the situation outside is also very unstable. >> the crisis in the central african republic is on the agenda at a meeting of leaders. jacky rowland is there. francis hollande says africans must guarantee their security in africa. he is already involved in a second military deployment this year. is there a contradiction there or has he just been enveloped in events. >> what he is doing is describing how the future might look when africa would have its own rapid reaction force. it's an objective and to create an african force that can respond to events in africa. francis hollande said it's the responsibility of africa to support its problems. it size france has the capacity to train 20,000 african soldiers, and there's equipment. fr
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
. david: new york has a lot of rich people. upon whom the city is relying more and more to pay the bills. and now new york's mayor-elect bill de blasio wants to make them pay even more. he propose ad misnamed millionaire's tax. it is misnamed because it kicks in on all those make $5 million to pay for kindergarten education programs. will the tax catch on? steve forbes, "forbes" editor in chief lives in new jersey. >> i saw 60 years ago this was coming along. david: wealth tax, it is small increment increase. i think city tax would go 3.9 to 4.3, 4.4. it is small but all of these wealth taxes always start out small. i think of the amt, alternative minimum tax, originally designed for a couple dozen people. now it affects millions. >> that's right. it also sends a signal out that new york city takes prosperity such as it is for granted. new york does have unique advantages. it won't kill the city but sends a message out, we're not interested in entrepreneurs. more importantly we don't understand real wealth creation. if anything you should be doing the opposite. in terms of what he wants
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
that we've got, and that is a congress and this city, washington, that is gridlocked and spends too much time worrying about the next election and not enough time worrying about the next generation. >> before this week's pr push kicked off, the white house assembled a democratic strike team to promote the aca and engage that next generation. joining me now matt cartwright. it's good to have you here. we know the president has focused on a different advantage of the aca each day this week. how would you describe the game plan going forth. what are the marching orders from the white house for you? >> i think marching orders is probably too strong a phrase. this is a group that i'm so glad to be a part of. it's a group that we're already out there talking about the health care reform. i think the reason they put me on it, thomas, was that i've been doing town halls in northeastern pennsylvania talking about the aca, talking about its advantages. talking about some of its issues. and trying to dispel some of the nasty, negative myths that were spread and put out by the folks who opposed it a
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
united to mourn the leader, in cities across the nation, people coming together to honor the man who has become a global symbol for justice and humanity, a touching tribute lights a marquee at the legendary apollo theater in harlem where nelson mandela visited to his first trip to the u.s. in 1990. >> he came to the state office building, drew about 200,000 people out here that day. and those struggles that we have here in the united states, he was very familiar with and they were going through the same in south africa. >> reporter: news of his death traveled swiftly around the world. prince william and kate middleton heard the news while attending the premiere of the film "mandela: long walk to freedom." >> we are reminded how extraordinary nelson mandela was. >> reporter: at the united nations, silence. and the remembrance of his enormous impact. >> no one did more in our time to advance the values and aspirations of the united nations. nelson mandela showed what is possible for our world and within each one of us, if we believe. >> reporter: and so far, the only official tribute right
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
at the timing. lots of cold air in place. on 4 o'clock that's when we'll see the snow in new york city. it looks like we may not see much, but we are finally seeing the snow come down past new york, and then we'll get a mix of the warmer air surge from the south and the wintry weather will change to rain, so the monday morning commute will be a bit nasty. >> breaking news out of iraq where 16 are dead after a series of bombings across baghdad. it occurred in are predominantly shiite muslim district. violence in iraq has reached levels not seen in years. >> south korea raised the stakes expand its air defense zone. it follows a move by china. the south ean and chinese areas overlap. japan says they'll talk with their neighbours about access. >> it's a direct response to china's extension of its air zone. that extension overlaps seen's air defense zone and pertinently japan's one. china and japan over the island. that's an area includeing a reef. there is a south korean scientific research station built on that, it has a helipad on it and is under de facto south korean control. because of an accid
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
york city, mr. mandela, you inspired us. >> we entered into a covenant, which i billed to society in which all, both black and white, will be able to walk tall without any fear in their hearts. assured a right of human dignity, a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell in washington. he was his nation's great emancipator. south african, the born-free generation who never lived under apartheid are celebrating the life of nelson mandela. prisoner, revolutionary, father of a rainbow nation. michelle kosinski is live outside mandela's residence. michelle, this has been an all night, all day celebration, joyous celebration of mandela's life. >> it's just been incredible. you go through the crowd and you see the mix of people, all walks of life. we've seen babies and very old, black and white, really all races and faiths. people are gathered along a fence here outside of mandela's property. this morning it was a bare fence. this morning it is covered with flowers. the procession of people up and down the street has been absolutely nonstop. you
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
of their lives spreading to city to city, country to country seemingly overnight. today, that picture has transformed thanks to the courage and love of some of you in this room and around the world awareness soars, research surged, prevention, treatment, and care save millions of lives in the richest countries and the world's poorest countries as well. for many, with testing and access to the right treatment, the disease that was once a death sentence now comes with a good chance of a health department and wonderful life. you'll have a partner in me, and i said if the united states wanted to be the global leader in combating this disease, then we needed to agent like it by doing our part and by leading the world to do more together, and that's what we've done in partnership with some of you. we created the first aids strategy rooted in a simple vision, that every person should get access to a life extending care, regardless of age, gender, race, or ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status. we continue to support the ryan white care act to help under served c
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
: but the man the world most reveres wanted to be buried far from the capitol city in the village he called his home, even when politics became his life. born in the british empire, he will be buried in a distant corner of a country that is in every sense his. the man who made the miracle of modern south africa, who brought a nation with him on his long walk to freedom. though the world now mourns and presidents will visit, it is ode south africans who gain from his struggle and in finding out what this democracy looks like without him. >> woodruff: a short time ago, i spoke with lydia polgreen, johannesburg bureau chief for the "new york times." lydia polgreen, thank you for talking with us. >> my pleasure, judy. >> woodruff: how are south africans reacting today to mandela's death? are they all black and white united in their view of him? >> overwhelmingly i would say yes. today i was outside his home in an upscale suburb of johannesburg. and there were not just black and white, there were, you know, yalmke and muslim knitted prayer caps. there were young and old, people from a whole variety
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